Views about environmental regulation among third generation immigrants or higher by state (2014) Switch to: State among third generation immigrants or higher by views about environmental protection

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 460. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 46% 45% 4% 5% 460
Alaska 39% 57% 2% 2% 251
Arizona 41% 53% 2% 3% 503
Arkansas 48% 48% 2% 1% 282
California 36% 59% 3% 2% 2,235
Colorado 37% 57% 2% 4% 403
Connecticut 34% 64% < 1% 3% 252
Delaware 31% 58% 5% 5% 251
District of Columbia 20% 73% 3% 4% 212
Florida 41% 53% 2% 3% 1,363
Georgia 38% 57% 1% 3% 823
Hawaii 28% 65% < 1% 7% 226
Idaho 45% 52% 2% 2% 282
Illinois 38% 57% 2% 2% 1,044
Indiana 45% 52% 2% 2% 584
Iowa 35% 59% 4% 2% 304
Kansas 41% 51% 5% 3% 273
Kentucky 48% 46% 3% 3% 414
Louisiana 43% 51% 3% 3% 417
Maine 31% 64% 2% 2% 251
Maryland 32% 65% 1% 3% 490
Massachusetts 32% 63% 1% 4% 474
Michigan 39% 53% 4% 5% 826
Minnesota 35% 60% 2% 3% 504
Mississippi 45% 49% 4% 3% 299
Missouri 44% 51% 2% 2% 571
Montana 56% 41% 3% < 1% 284
Nebraska 42% 52% 1% 5% 264
Nevada 44% 50% 4% 2% 226
New Hampshire 31% 67% 1% 1% 249
New Jersey 30% 65% 2% 2% 563
New Mexico 42% 51% 4% 4% 246
New York 30% 65% 2% 3% 1,209
North Carolina 40% 54% 3% 4% 886
North Dakota 46% 47% 2% 5% 301
Ohio 43% 51% 3% 2% 971
Oklahoma 42% 52% 3% 3% 357
Oregon 36% 57% 3% 5% 345
Pennsylvania 40% 55% 2% 2% 1,160
Rhode Island 23% 73% 1% 3% 229
South Carolina 42% 53% 2% 3% 446
South Dakota 49% 49% 1% < 1% 274
Tennessee 44% 49% 3% 4% 584
Texas 39% 55% 3% 3% 1,791
Utah 40% 51% 7% 2% 271
Vermont 26% 72% < 1% 1% 246
Virginia 42% 54% 2% 2% 709
Washington 28% 66% 3% 3% 547
West Virginia 55% 37% 3% 4% 289
Wisconsin 38% 58% 2% 2% 516
Wyoming 56% 36% 3% 4% 287

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